A Great Environment


Foundation Board and Leadership

Cypress College:

Dr. Bob Simpson, President

Foundation Board of Directors:

  • President: Mr. George O’Hara, Colony-West Insurance
  • President-Elect: Ms. Jenelle Bader, Southern California Edison
  • Vice-President: Vacant
  • Secretary: Mr. Pat Scanlon, Golden State Water
  • Treasurer: Mr. Michael Cooper, Disney Worldwide Services
  • Immediate Past-President: Ms. Sandie McCarthy, Community Volunteer
  • Executive Director: Raul Alvarez

  • Mr. Paul Bostwick, Community Volunteer
  • Mr. Walt Bowman, Walter K. Bowman Realty
  • Dr. Kay Bruce, Cypress College, Retired
  • Mr. Andrew Coakley, SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union
  • Dr. Steve Donley, Cypress College
  • Mr. Darin Drabing, Forest Lawn Memorial Parks and Mortuaries
  • Dr. Barbara Dunsheath, NOCCCD
  • Mr. John Dupuy, Bank of America
  • Mr. Darrell Essex, City of Cypress (Retired)
  • Ms. Emily France, Southern California Gas Company
  • Mr. Frank Garcia, La Casa Garcia Restaurants
  • Ms. Becky Ishii, Ishii Engineering
  • Mr. Raffi Kaprelyan, Knott’s Berry Farm
  • Dr. Margie Lewis, Cypress College President Emeritus
  • Ms. Lynn Mitts, Cypress College Academic Senate
  • Ms. Beth Piburn, Los Alamitos Medical Center
  • Mr. David Ronnenberg, CR&R
  • Mr. Steve Shanahan, City of La Palma
  • Mr. David Shawver, City of Stanton
  • Dr. Bob Simpson, President, Cypress College
  • Dr. Lydia Sondhi, Cal State University, Long Beach, Retired
  • Mr. Jason Spriggs, Union Bank
  • Ms. Johnnie Strohmyer, Community Volunteer
  • Mr. Phil Wendel, Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA, Retired
  • Ms. Mariellen Yarc, City of Cypress
  • Ms. Lynette Young, Cypress College Patrons of the Arts

Contact Information

Cypress College Foundation
Cypress College Complex Building
Room # 304

Valley View side of campus between Lincoln and Orange

Phone: 714-484-7126
Fax: 714-236-0911

Student Spotlight

Danielle Nava
Outstanding Alumna, 2009

Danielle Nava has enjoyed a career in the not-for-profit sector for 15 years while serving the Orange County community.